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BurninTurnin 06-08-2007 06:44 AM

New to MMA
 
Hi my name is Adam from central NY. I'm 17 and in the 10th grade heading to 11th in the fall. I love watching UFC and someday I want to fight too. I have been doing wrestling for 3 years. I have never done any form of other fighting. My question is how can I start to become a fighter so maybe one day I too can fight in the octagon? My features are:
Height: 5' 9''
Weight: 204lbs
Not sure of any other like arm length but if needed ill check. And if possible is the training I need inexpensive cause my household isnt a high income family but this is a dream of mine since I first saw it at 15

-Adam

Trainee 06-08-2007 03:51 PM

Well, you might wanna check up on MMA schools around your area.
If you can't afford them, the best you can do is get some equipment, some training vids, and a friend or two.
Good luck dude.

dragonfury72BJJ 06-09-2007 02:16 AM

You are a stout dude at 5'9" and 204! Check for some MMA schools in your area. It shouldn't be too expensive to find a gym and train. Wrestling is a great starting point. Just go look in your area, you should find something. Good luck.

dubya 06-09-2007 10:27 AM

Yeah I too have just began specific MMA training recently and I know for my school its a pay per session like $5 or $10 per session so you can go pretty well whenever you can afford it, Ill end up going maybe 2-3 times a week which is good enough. But yeah like Trainee said a great idea is to buy soem equipment like focus mits, gloves, speedbag or cheap heavybag or just get a couple sets of gloves and spar. You don't have to go to a school to get experience and increase yoru skill.


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